The stars with Down's syndrome stirring up the drag scene
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The Down's syndrome troupe stirring up the drag scene

Meet Drag Syndrome - the outspoken performers with Down's syndrome who are creating a stir on the drag scene.

These drag queens and kings were brought together in 2018 by choreographer Daniel Vais, to provide a platform for performers with learning disabilities and to challenge stereotypes.

They have received criticism along the way, but with a performance at Glastonbury coming up, could they be about to hit the big time?

A video by Richard Kenny, Niamh Hughes and Natasha Lipman. For more videos and podcasts like this, visit BBC Ouch.

Picture credit: Damien Frost.

Drag Syndrome were performing at unDISTURBED, part of the Royal Albert Hall's Young Producer's Scheme.

  • 08 May 2019
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